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    More Auto Regulations Coming?

    The aftermath of the unintended acceleration hearings involving Toyota is moving to the front burner again as lawmakers are proposing legislation that would increase auto safety regulations to address all potential sources of unintended acceleration. The bill would also increase the budget of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) … More

    What Took Toyota So Long?

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) still cannot determine what caused the unintended acceleration of a Toyota Prius last week in which a police officer was able to assist in bringing the vehicle to a stop without injury to anyone. In fact, when Members of Congress grilled Toyota representatives … More

    The Market Should Decide Toyota’s Fate

    Toyota’s Chief Executive Officer Akio Toyoda testified yesterday about safety and quality control after his company recalled 8.5 million cars and trucks worldwide – 6 million in the United States. A deeply remorseful Toyoda feared the company may have been growing too quickly and outlined how the company would move … More